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Today's News

  • Public record for Aug. 30, 2017

    Grand jury indictments

    Telsa A. Owens, DOB 8/16/1992, Smithfield — possession of a controlled substance, first degree, fentanyl; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Building bridges in education
  • Perfect record: McIntosh recognized for habitual attendance

    He didn’t always want to get up and go to school, but Devin McIntosh understood how important his attendance would be in the classroom, as he applied to colleges and as he prepares to move into the workforce, according to a Henry County Public Schools news release.

  • FBLA members staff the Henry County booth at the state fair

    Henry County High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members Caitlin Beutel and Nikki Perkinson staffed the Henry County booth for the Pride of the Counties exhibition at the Kentucky State Fair last week. Along with FBLA sponsor and HCHS business teacher Barney Sutley, Beutel and  Perkinson greeted visitors to the booth and provided information about Henry County to all who stopped by.

  • A creative use for apples

    As summer comes to a close and as September approaches, the Henry County Farmers Market sees a shift in fresh produce. Not only does fall bring corn mazes, squash and pumpkins, it is also a perfect time to visit the farmers market for fall produce like apples. 

  • Time for a review of grain bin safety

    Grain crop harvest is just around the corner. I love seeing the combines and grain carts working hard to have all grain out of the field. In many cases, a large sum of grain is stored in large grain bins until shipped for sale. Grain bins are extremely beneficial, but can be extremely dangerous. 

  • Many brought home ribbons from the Kentucky State Fair

    Henry County 4-Hers have been very busy at the Kentucky State Fair the past week.  Cloverville was full of great work completed by youth from across the commonwealth.  Here are the results from Henry County:  

  • Garr brothers story picks up where Denhardt’s ended

    Though the reenactment that will close down Main Street in Shelbyville begins with Henry Denhardt’s shooting, the telling of what happened to the Garr brothers afterwards will eschew the sensationalism that gripped the nation from 1936 to ’37, according to organizers from the Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery.

    Every year, the non-profit auxiliary group puts on a reenactment to help preserve and maintain the cemetery. 

  • Grows long beans

     Susie Troxell of Eminence raised these green beans in her backyard garden. The beans just kept growing and growing until they reached 32 inches. She also grew pole beans, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, which all reached normal sizes, she reported. Troxell expected to can and eat the green beans.

  • Buckler wins ‘Great Neighbor’ essay contest

    A Henry County student was among those honored during the “Great Neighbor’ essay contest at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 17, according to a news release.

    Open to Future Farmers of America and 4-H members, the contest encouraged youth to submit a short essay detailing how their participation in these organizations has empowered them to be a better neighbor.